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Acting Assistant Director for Technology Reports

News from U.S. Department of Agriculture's
Farm Production and Conservation
Natural Resources Conservation Service
Pacific Islands Area
300 Ala Moana Blvd., #4-118
Honolulu, HI 96850


Honolulu, Hawaii April 2, 2018 – Acting Assistant Director for Technology Reports

The Pacific Islands Area Director Thomason has selected Eric Boettger, Resource Conservationist, from the Rhode Island State Office in Warwick, RI, to serve as the Pacific Islands Area Assistant Director for Technology (equivalent to a State Resource Conservationist).  Eric reported today and will serve in this capacity for 120 days.

Eric has been married to his wife Christine for 24 years. They have two children, Emily age 22 and Zachary age 20. Eric enjoys traveling, hiking and he is an avid kayaker in which he states, “I probably spend more time than I should on Narragansett Bay.”  Eric has a degree in Environmental Management from the University of Rhode Island.

Eric as lived in Rhode Island and has worked for NRCS in Rhode Island for about 15 years. His career with NRCS started as a Earth Team Volunteer conducting stream assessments which turned into a full-time opportunity with the agency. He has worked his way from a Soil Conservation Technician to his current role as a Resource Conservationist in the Rhode Island State Office in Warwick, RI. As Rhode Island’s Resource Conservationist, he provides assistance for agronomy, grazing, water quality, GIS and conservation planning. He is looking forward to leading and managing the PIA ecological sciences team and managing the technical aspects of Pacific Islands Area programs.

Eric Boettger, Acting Assistant Director for Technology

 

 

 

 

Douglas R. Maguire, MBA
Public  Affairs  Officer

United States Department of Agriculture
Farm Production and Conservation
Natural Resources Conservation Service
300 Ala Moana Blvd., #4-118
Honolulu, HI  96850
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